srock

srock

Lives in United States Boston, United States
Joined on Sep 12, 2005
About me:

Pentax K3
Panasonic FZ200
Sanyo XacTi

srock's recent activity

  • Looking for a bit more of the user experience now that the cards been out for months Steve
  • The flucard has been around several mos and not without some problems- Now that people have had experience with it I was wondering if they could share. I have been holding back buying because of ...
  • Its the picture above and the two lower pictures by Wilvan that I was talking about-Nature in a natural surrounding where the surround camoflauges the subject - We have all seen National ...
  • Can't tell whether it has  hotshoe contacts or must be used as an optical slave Steve
  • No Pentax fit. That doesnt trouble me- In Manual all you need are the two pins to fire the flash that is standard in all cameras with a hotshoe. You need a fit if you are planning to use TTL, ...
  • I am looking for the same thing, in my case two small inexpensive manual flashes for macro work- I havent purchased yet but came across a chinese flash Mieke mk 300 or 310 that seem to fit the ...
  • Replied in Basic question
    Many thanks. I need to work on isolating the subject. I'm photographing birds now but hope to go on safari in a year or so. I have a 500mm lens and the good news is that it often needs to be used ...
  • Created discussions Basic question
    Long time photographer, mostly travel and landscape, and new to wildlife. A basic question. Wildlife is camouflaged naturally. How does the wildlife photographer get contrast between background ...
  • Created discussions Air camera strap
    New strap to the market -seems to embody alot of what people are asking for- I'm pretty happy with  the the Optech sling but worry about the single lug connection. This seems to use both lugs and ...
  • I started with the Joby sling strap. I first used it with my Pentax K-7 and love the adjustable strap length,but didnt love the tripod mount. Also read many negative comments about security and ...
  • I was thinking about it and then understood that this is the in-camera implementation of the maxim: If there are blinkies , expose to the right. Since I use that rule , I'm not sure where HP will ...
  • Many thanks If I undeerstand correctly: I shoot raw and develop in lightroom Would it be good practice to leave HP and SP off except perhaps in High-contrast low light situations. Are there any ...
  • I turned highlight protection off and it may have helped. I need to more rigorously test in day light I'm not sure that  I understand Highlight protection, or shadow protection and what they do and ...
  • I was using a spot meter and we all filled the frame with the grey card I will check the highlight protection setting - Why does that produce under exposure?? Steve
  • Still under warranty- should it go back to Pentax ??
  • also spot metering Steve
  • Created discussions Exposure issues
    I have had my k-3 for about 6 months. Ususally using AV preferred. Went to a photo seminar about manual exposure. I seem to be consistentlyunder exposing Today went out to shoot morning birds with ...
  • I am a Pentax shooter. I buy Pentax because it is well made, well designed for photographers and is an enormous value for the money. I don't buy Nikon, because I had a problem with one and the ...
  • I find it interesting that while lightroom will be available as a freestanding program as well as part of creative cloud according to Adobe, lightroom mobile will not it seems. Apprears that Adobe ...
  • Exactly the information I needed Thanks Steve
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